The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 173 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.42% 1.99% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 2.55% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 35 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £244 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +38 103 £363 +16.93% 9
Glasgow +41 56 £340 +13.33% 3
Dundee - 3 - -
Aberdeen +3 2 - -
Stirling -5 1 - -
Fife - 1 £275 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 127 (40.06%) Finance
1 127 (40.06%) Banking
2 65 (20.50%) Test Scripting
3 62 (19.56%) Retail
4 57 (17.98%) ISEB
5 47 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (14.51%) HP Quality Center
7 45 (14.20%) Migration
8 44 (13.88%) SQL
9 43 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (13.25%) Retail Banking
11 41 (12.93%) Non-Functional Testing
12 40 (12.62%) QA
13 35 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (10.41%) Analytics
14 33 (10.41%) ISTQB
15 29 (9.15%) Microsoft
16 28 (8.83%) Test Management
17 27 (8.52%) Project Management
18 26 (8.20%) Change Management
19 25 (7.89%) Business Analysis
19 25 (7.89%) Data Migration
20 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (6.94%) ETL
21 22 (6.94%) MS Excel
22 20 (6.31%) SAS
22 20 (6.31%) Asset Management
22 20 (6.31%) Security Cleared
23 19 (5.99%) Software Testing
23 19 (5.99%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.31%) SAS
2 12 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.15%) CMS
3 10 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.95%) JBoss
5 2 (0.63%) FileNet
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.10%) MS Office
3 9 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.89%) Windchill
4 6 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.26%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.26%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.63%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) LDAP
1 2 (0.63%) HTTP
1 2 (0.63%) Intranet
1 2 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) ATM
2 1 (0.32%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.52%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.58%) MS Access
4 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.26%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.26%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.63%) DB2
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.84%) JIRA
2 6 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.26%) Selenium
3 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.95%) Toad
5 2 (0.63%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.32%) MSI
6 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Ant
6 1 (0.32%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 127 (40.06%) Finance
1 127 (40.06%) Banking
2 62 (19.56%) Retail
3 42 (13.25%) Retail Banking
4 16 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.89%) Back Office
7 5 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (47.63%) Analyst
2 87 (27.44%) Test Analyst
3 70 (22.08%) Test Manager
4 50 (15.77%) Business Analyst
5 34 (10.73%) Test Leader
6 18 (5.68%) Developer
7 17 (5.36%) Tester
7 17 (5.36%) UAT Manager
8 15 (4.73%) UAT Test Manager
8 15 (4.73%) Coordinator
9 14 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.42%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (4.10%) Senior Manager
10 13 (4.10%) Senior Test Manager
11 12 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (3.47%) Technical Business Analyst
12 11 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.15%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.84%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.47%) .NET
2 9 (2.84%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.52%) Web Services
4 7 (2.21%) XML
5 5 (1.58%) jQuery
5 5 (1.58%) SOAP
6 4 (1.26%) CSS
7 3 (0.95%) HTML
7 3 (0.95%) RESTful
7 3 (0.95%) JSON
8 2 (0.63%) Spring
8 2 (0.63%) HTML5
8 2 (0.63%) CSS3
9 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.32%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.32%) JSF
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
9 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.15%) W3C
3 7 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.58%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.58%) Equities
6 4 (1.26%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.95%) Derivative
7 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.95%) User Experience
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.32%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.84%) Windows
2 8 (2.52%) Linux
3 6 (1.89%) Android
3 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.89%) UNIX
4 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.50%) Test Scripting
2 47 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (14.20%) Migration
4 43 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (12.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 33 (10.41%) Analytics
7 28 (8.83%) Test Management
8 27 (8.52%) Project Management
9 26 (8.20%) Change Management
10 25 (7.89%) Data Migration
10 25 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 22 (6.94%) ETL
12 20 (6.31%) Asset Management
13 19 (5.99%) Regression Testing
13 19 (5.99%) Software Testing
14 18 (5.68%) Integration Testing
14 18 (5.68%) System Integration Testing
15 16 (5.05%) Test Planning
16 15 (4.73%) Test Strategy
17 13 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.88%) SQL
2 10 (3.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.84%) Java
4 6 (1.89%) VBA
5 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.26%) ABAP
6 4 (1.26%) C
7 3 (0.95%) VB
8 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (17.98%) ISEB
2 33 (10.41%) ISTQB
3 20 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.58%) Degree
6 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.62%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) FATCA
2 3 (0.95%) EMIR
2 3 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (14.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.15%) Adobe
2 10 (3.15%) SAP
3 9 (2.84%) Oracle
4 7 (2.21%) VMware
4 7 (2.21%) Informatica
5 6 (1.89%) IBM
5 6 (1.89%) Teradata
5 6 (1.89%) Veeam
6 5 (1.58%) Pega
7 4 (1.26%) Kofax
8 3 (0.95%) HP
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.63%) Twitter
9 2 (0.63%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.32%) Omniture
10 1 (0.32%) Reuters
10 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.32%) Charles River
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